The United States Anti-Doping Agency (“USADA”), the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (“USOPC”), and the USOPC Athletes’ Advisory Council (AAC) seek at least 5 and up to 8 Independent Arbitrators to hear and resolve doping disputes in the Olympic & Paralympic sports. Responsibilities include:
Conducting preliminary hearings
Setting discovery and briefing schedules
Resolve pre-hearing disputes
Review pre-hearing briefs and exhibits
Conduct evidentiary hearings
Issue written reasoned awards
Arbitrator candidates will be selected based on their qualifications by the USOPC, the USOPC AAC and USADA. There is no obligation that a candidate be a member or any arbitral body or association prior to appointment. Once appointed, arbitrators will serve a six-year term and hear matters on a rotating basis that arise out of the USADA Protocol for Olympic and Paralympic Movement Testing. This is not a full time position.
Along with your resume, please attach copies of all publicly issued arbitration decisions and/or judicial opinions in last 5 years and a cover letter including a statement as to why you wish to be an arbitrator.
Additional Salary Information: Based on Court of Arbitration for Sport hourly rate.
About USADA/USOPC/USOPC AAC
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) is recognized as the national anti-doping organization for Olympic, Paralympic, Pan American and Parapan American sport in the United States. The recognition tasks USADA with drug-testing and results management responsibilities for these athletes, however USADA is equally dedicated to preserving the integrity of sport through research initiatives and educational programs that inspire a commitment to true sport in the next generation of athletes.
Internationally, USADA is at the forefront of the anti-doping movement, considered the gold standard in many areas of anti-doping program management. In addition, our employees are held to the same high standards exhibited by athletes who fully embrace true sport: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Responsibility, and Courage.
Employees at USADA hold positions in areas including: sport testing, elite-athlete education, drug reference resources, science & research, legal affairs, outreach education (TrueSport), communications, business affairs & finance, and information technology. USADA additionally employs approximately 50 doping control officers stationed throughout the country responsible for collecti...ng athletes’ samples.
USADA’s office is located near the Rocky Mountain foothills of northwest Colorado Springs, Colorado, a city that is home to the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee and numerous Olympic and Paralympic sport national governing bodies.